Kim Sargent-Wishart (RSME, RSMT, PhD) is an artist, researcher, educator & writer specializing in somatic education, physical practices, contemplative photography and screendance. Her research interests include embryological and physiological processes as models for embodiment and creative practice, the life cycle, the things we leave behind or overlook, contemplative photography & perceptual process, and everyday beauty. Kim applies somatic and creative methodologies across a range of applications, including continuing education, creative development and leadership.
She has a BA with Honors in Dance from Wesleyan University (Connecticut, USA) and a PhD in Performance Studies from Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia). She is a Certified Practitioner and Teacher of Body-Mind Centering, and a Registered Somatic Movement Educator and Therapist (ISMETA). Kim has been a movement educator since the early 1990s in San Francisco, and also trained as a massage therapist and bodyworker. A student of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition for over 20 years, her arts practice is influenced by Miksang contemplative photography, dance/movement improvisation, and ways of being present to what is emerging.
Circulate Movement Arts & Education hosts the Circulation Project as well as workshops and events.
Kim is the Administrative Director of Somatic Education Australasia (SEA), offering the Body-Mind Centering® licensed Somatic Movement Education program since October 2019 in Melbourne.
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I acknowledge that I live and work on the traditional lands of the Waddawurrung people. I honor and pay my respects to their Elders, past, present and future.